Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Auranofin

Introduction

Name

  • Auranofin.

Class of drug

  • Oral gold salt.

Uses

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Indications

Seek specialist advice before use.

  • Management of active progressive auto-immune diseases, eg pemphigus complex Skin: pemphigus foliaceus , rheumatoid arthritisRheumatoid arthritis.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

Precautions

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Interactions

with diagnostic tests

  • Monitor hematological parameters q14 days initially then q28-56 days.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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